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Date: 1911 ca.
Description: Men, possibly postal workers, stand on the front steps of the local post office with crates and barrels in the foreground.
Date: date unknown
Description: View down Wisconsin Avenue. There are shops on both sides of the street. Businesses include: W.J. Griff watch and jewelry store, a hotel, and a grocery and...
Description: View down middle of commercial street. On the left, two men pose by a car at an automobile repair shop. The shop advertises Polarine motor oil and Willard...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Interior of a lead mine. The five miners are holding candles or lanterns.
Description: View of school grounds with school building with small bell tower on the right. In the background is a fence, and a man driving a wagon.
Description: A man stands behind a fence and in front of a clapboard schoolhouse and outhouse on a hill. There is a bell tower on the school building.
Description: Rows of cars are parked at shops on Main Street. The shop signs (from left to right) are: Doctor R.H. Merrifield Dentist, Clem Meyer — Dry Goods and Grocer...
Description: Three people stand in the farm yard. The man on the right is feeding chickens, a woman in the center stands holding an apron. The man on the left is carryi...
Description: Elevated view of stock day at the railroad yards, showing pens of sheep and other livestock ready for loading into railroad cars. All of the cars are deco...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Three men stand outdoors near a barn, with one man holding a rope through a ring through the bull's nose. The men are wearing long coats and hats. In the b...
Description: View across unpaved road of the Preston Business District. Three men and a young child stand in front of what may to be a general store, with large show wi...
Description: Studio portrait of three generations of a family.
Description: The Potosi Brewery. Men can be seen standing in front of the building, and driving horse-drawn vehicles.
Description: An intersection with townhouse on the left and a hotel on the right. There is a group of people on the porch of the townhouse and a horse and carriage park...
Description: Elevated view of men working on the railroad near a farm field.
Description: The horse, with a man holding him by a lead, is standing in a meadow with chickens and a fence in the background.
Description: View towards hillside with an outcropping of large talus rocks surrounded by trees near Castle Rock village. In the foreground is what appears to be a dirt...
Description: Ears of corn on display under a striped tent. Three men are behind the tent near a building.
Description: An old-time fiddle-maker sitting in his shop holding a fiddle. Other fiddles are displayed on a table.
Description: Two men work on the Will Rasque farm using a horse-drawn wagon and a six-roll husker-shredder.
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